The shocking drop in the amount of time British girls spend together IRL

In the UK, the kids are not all right—at least, the girls aren’t as happy as they could be. A recent survey of girls’ attitudes,...

In search of clean energy, investments in nuclear-fusion startups are heating up

For the last 25 years, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been quietly creating and studying a piece of the sun, barely...

The urge to share our lives on social media is neither new nor narcissistic

Narcissism is defined as excessive self-love or self-centeredness. In Greek mythology, Narcissus fell in love when he saw his reflection in water: he gazed...

Boobs just keep getting bigger—in design

Boobs are great. They come in all colors, shapes, and sizes, and are beloved by women, men, and babies alike. And they are all...

Bill Gates-led $1 billion energy fund is expanding its portfolio of startups fighting climate...

It’s not often that the world’s richest people get together, agree on a goal that’s for the public good, and then set about finding...

India has over a billion Aadhaar IDs—including for dogs, spies, and even gods

India’s supreme court today (Sept. 26) upheld the constitutional validity of the world’s largest biometric ID programme, Aadhaar. However, the system is far from...

A timeline of the lengthy legal battle against India’s biometric ID programme

India’s social welfare schemes and subsidy programmes have long been plagued by inefficiencies. From the disbursement of food grains and cooking oil to water...

The world’s largest biometric ID programme isn’t going anywhere

Aadhaar, the world’s largest biometric identity programme, is constitutionally valid, the supreme court of India ruled today (Sept. 26). However, the court struck down key...

Aadhaar is voluntary—but millions of Indians are already trapped

India’s supreme court has come down heavily on the mandatory linking of Aadhaar for almost everything. In a much-anticipated ruling today (Sept. 26), a five-judge...

My #MeToo encounters in China started as a young girl—and only got worse from...

On Oct. 16, 2017, I woke up to a deluge of #MeToo posts on Facebook and Twitter from my female friends. Some were brief...

The shocking drop in the amount of time British girls spend...

In the UK, the kids are not all right—at least, the girls aren’t as happy as they could be. A recent survey of girls’ attitudes,...